Ecosystem collapse could occur “surprisingly quickly”, study finds

On the heels of several consecutive record-breaking “hottest days ever,” it has become increasingly clear that there is an urgent need to address human-caused climate change. After all, a recent study published in the scientific journal PNAS revealed that the types of so-called compound drought and heatwaves that humanity is currently experiencing — these are known as CDHW events — are projected to become what co-author Dr....

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“Not a record to celebrate”: Humanity just experienced the hottest day in recorded history

For Americans, the 4th of July is associated with fireworks, flag-waving, festivities and family time. Yet July 4, 2023 is going to enter the history books for a different reason: The United States National Centers for Environmental Prediction discovered that it was the hottest day in recorded human history, maxing out at 17.01 degrees Celsius (62.62 degrees Fahrenheit)....

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The new “abnormal”: Experts agree climate change will intensify droughts and heatwaves in the future

Imagine a future in which one-fifth of the planet is regularly subjected to boiling heatwaves and blistering droughts. In addition to the unbearable discomfort of the constant heat, people in those regions will struggle to breathe. The air is going to be filled with smoke, even if the massive fires that cause the smoke are destroying civilizations and wilderness thousands of miles away....

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90% of humans will suffer extreme heat, drought due to climate change: report

If you are reading this article, there is a 9 out of 10 chance that you live somewhere that will experience future extreme heat weather events due to climate change.

As man-made climate change continues to cook the planet, experts are predicting that catastrophic weather events will become normal. Scientists anticipate widespread droughts, increasingly frequent wildfires and soaring fatalities as heat waves become commonplace....

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